There is no such thing as “normal” in this world, only “typical.” Unfortunately, it is so easy to exclude those that we think are different or unusual. When we do, we miss out on so much – from new experiences to new ways of thinking and appreciating what makes us special and unique. The act of inclusion can have such a positive effect on everyone around us, and make our world a kinder, happier place. Land of AND is an important tool to use in understanding what differences can bring to our lives and how to embrace all the unique characters we meet.
Here are some ideas and ways to talk to your young travelers about their adventure through Land of AND, and how we can all accept differences and include those we meet.